I take casodex (Generic) For five years. All my bone hurt and legs and feet feel like wood, burning?Leges tingle and hot sensation.
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Bone pain is a serious side effect and you must seek immediate medical attention. Tingling of the skin is also a severe side effect. Flu like symptoms can also be connected, and it is also a serious side effect.
Body pain is listed as a common side effect, hot flashes can also be related to what you are feeling.
I suggest you go to the ER.
Generic Name: bicalutamide
Please note - some side effects for Casodex may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or health care specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
Side Effects of Casodex - for the Consumer
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Casodex:
Back, pelvic, stomach, or general body pain; constipation; decreased sexual ability; diarrhea; dizziness; frequent urination, especially at night; gas; headache; hot flashes; nausea; stomach upset; sweating; trouble sleeping; weakness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Casodex:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; difficulty swallowing; unusual hoarseness); black or bloody stools; blurred vision or other vision changes; bone pain; breast growth or pain; changes in the amount of urine produced; chest pain; dark or bloody urine; fainting; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; flu-like symptoms; increased hunger, thirst, or urination; joint pain, stiffness, or swelling; loss of appetite; mental or mood changes (eg, anxiety, depression); muscle aches or weakness; numbness or tingling of the skin; pale stools; severe or persistent cough; severe or persistent dizziness, drowsiness, or headache; severe or persistent nausea or stomach pain; shortness of breath; swelling of the ankles, legs, or feet; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; vomiting; weight change; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
I hope you get well soon.
- Casodex Information for Consumers
- Casodex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Casodex (detailed)
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